3 Night Package (VALID UNTIL: 2009-12-31)
Offering a three night package at R3870.00 per person - includes 1 x Big5 drive (morning or evening) 2 x Safari drives and /or 3 x early morning Safari bush walks. Minimum three night stay.
Valid from 01 June 2009 to 31 December 2009 (PLEASE MENTION SPECIAL WHEN YOU ENQUIRE)
Hongonyi Private Game Lodge Description
Sightings of Lion & Elephant on the Big 5 drives & tracking the Cheetah is part of the HONGONYI experience with excellent photo opportunities of Africa’s most amazing sunsets and animals as well as the `Little Big5` and the `Secret Seven`. ........We have the tallest, the biggest, the fastest, the smallest, the thinnest, and the slowest on the reserve. With its unique informal relaxed ambience, this delightful luxury 3 star bush lodge offers informative early morning bush walks and superb game drives to the wildlife enthusiast. Its a bird watchers paradise and a photographers dream With 10 en-suite double bedrooms, 4 family rooms and a cosy Honeymoon suite, all surrounded by a tropical garden, Hongonyi offers the ultimate in relaxation. Rooms are equipped with mosquito nets, overhead fans and insect screens to protect you from the African heat, ensuring a perfect nights rest. There are no noisy air-conditioners, radios, TV or fridges in the rooms. Keep binoculars close by as you relax on the viewing deck or in the bush lounge where refreshments are served, laze on a hammock under the shade of a tree, or cool down in the invigorating waters of the rock pool. Listen to the roar of the Lions in the distance, the sounds of the Jackal as they roam the reserve, and the bark of the Hyena that electrifies the night. The people of Hongonyi are renowned for their friendliness, five star service & hospitality. They are passionate about their position at the lodge and eager to share their knowledge with the guests. They will sing and dance for you, and will teach you a little about their culture. They develop friendships and have long lasting relationships. They are the best in Africa! HONGONYI is near to Hoedspruit in the Limpopo Province and close to the Orpen Gate of the Kruger National Park in Mpumalanga. TGCSA 3 star. AA Highly Recommended. AA American Express Accommodation Award - Finalist 2008 & 2009
Hongonyi is close to the Kruger National Park, Blyde River Canyon (Largest Green Canyon in the world, the Cheetah Breeding Project and the wildlife rehabilitation centre and endangered species centre. There is the beautiful panorama route with the very old mining town of Pilgrims Rest and some traditional villages. It is the perfect stay over - to enjoy the beautiful scenic “Valley of the Elephants” and other wonderful places of interest a short distance away. It’s an African Adventure of Distinction
Hongonyi Private Game Lodge Directions
DIRECTIONS TO HONGONYI PRIVATE GAME LODGE - (015) 793 2784 – 083 377 4333 From: Johannesburg or Pretoria + - 4. 5 hours Please keep to the speed limit – the traffic cops are watching you! • Drive on the N4 the Witbank Highway to Nelspruit. • Turn left into Belfast. • 5th Stop Street – turn right to Dullstroom • Continue through to Lydenburg, Ohrigstad, Strijdom Tunnel & Hoedspruit - (beware of potholes other side of Ohrigstad) o In Hoedspruit, 3rd Stop Street turn right. (over bridge) o Travel for ±23km and pass the Cheetah Project on the left side. o About ±1km further on turn left into Guernsey o After security Gate – travel on tar for ±7km, dirt for ±2km o Hongonyi Entrance on left side of road o After signing in – follow pointers to Hongonyi lodge o Speed Limit within the reserve is 20 – 30 km per hour PLEASE be aware of animals suddenly crossing the road and the smaller creatures on the road in the Reserve Alternative short-cut route from the Strijdom Tunnel 1. Approximately 27kms from the Strijdom tunnel - See sign to Orpen Gate / Acornhoek R531- turn right. 2. Continue for about 29km going under a railway bridge. 3. Almost immediately after the bridge, turn left to Hoedspruit on the R40. 4. +- 1 km see Guernsey sign – turn right. 5. Travel ±7km on tar (see Cheetah Inn – right side) 6. 2km on dirt turn left into Hongonyi / Gwalagwala entrance – left side. 7. Follow Lodge signs from there PLEASE watch out for speed bumps on the Reserve.